There are many ways to celebrate the Lancaster County event scene this weekend.
There is a flea market in Leola for those who like a bargain, a spoken word / comedy / poetry event in Zoetropolis and, of course, the PA Farm Show opening this weekend.
Here are five events to visit in and around Lancaster County this weekend.
Local flea market
The Upper Leacock Township War Memorial Association will be holding a weekly indoor flea market and garage sale starting this Saturday. Items for sale include vintage Pyrex, antiques, crafts, books, collectibles and more.
More information: Saturday January 8 from 7 am to 1 pm | War Memorial Hall of Veterans Affairs, 54 W. Main St., Leola | Cost: Free entry and parking | More information: Call 717-656-6154
PA Farm Show
Pennsylvania will open its 106th Farm Show starting this weekend, with the theme “Harvesting More”. Some interesting events this weekend include homemade cake contests, a honey extraction demonstration, a demonstration with Pennsylvania’s Second Lady Giselle Fetterman, and several presentations from well-known chefs, farmers and businesses. The PA Farm Show continues through Saturday, January 15.
More information: Saturday January 8 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday January 9 from 8 am to 7 pm | Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg | Cost: Free entry | More information
Golden Retriever Open House
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will be hosting an open house where people can meet the dogs ready for adoption. All participants are required to wear masks.
More information: Saturday January 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, 60 Vera Cruz Road, Reinholds | Cost: Free entry | More information
TCP Laughs Comedy & Variety Show
The Cultured Professional will host an evening of entertainment shows ranging from comedians to spoken word poets to musical artists. Performers include Ashley Pontius, CJ Brown and R&B group Swimgood, which have just been nominated as a nominee for Best R & B / Soul Group / Artist of 2021 for the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame awards.
More information: Saturday January 8 at 8 p.m. | Zoetropolis Stillhouse Cinema, 112 N. Water St., Lancaster | Cost: $ 25 | More information
Big Fat Meanies Night Out
Lancaster-based ska group Big Fat Meanies will celebrate the release of their latest effort, “Bad Hand,” with a performance that will also feature pop-punk band Carousel Kings and progressive indie band Stillflow. “Bad Hand” recently received a nomination for “Best Album of the Year” for the Central Pennsylvania Hall of Fame awards. Learn more about Big Fat Meanies with this recent interview here.
More information: Saturday January 8 from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. | Phantom Power, 121 W. Frederick St., Millersville | Cost: $ 10 in advance, $ 15 the day of | 21+ | More information